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Tai Chi for Arthritis/Health

Tai Chi for Arthritis/Health is a 1-hour class led by a trained instructor. Anyone 65 and older is welcome to join!

Program Benefits

Tai Chi for Arthritis/Health is a 1-hour class led by a trained instructor. Tai Chi is an enjoyable exercise that can relieve your pain, improve your health, and increase your ability to do things. It’s easy and fun to learn. Tai Chi consists of slow continuous whole-body movements, strung together in a form. Like dance, the movements are learned and follow one after the other. Anyone 65 and older is welcome to join!

What Is Provided To Participants

Participants will learn Tai Chi movements in a fun, non-threatening environment. Tai Chi for Arthritis/Health incorporates exercises that improve muscular strength, flexibility and fitness. The Tai Chi for Arthritis/Health program also focuses on weight transference, which improves balance and prevents falls.

Resources & Programs

Visit taichiforhealthinstitute.org/programs/tai-chi-for-arthritis/ for more information

Additional Resources

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For More Information On This Program

Sheryl Gardner
sagardner@utah.gov

Sources

  1. Tai Chi for Health Institute program information and research, taichiforhealthinstitute.org/programs/tai-chi-for-arthritis/
  2. Tai Chi for Health Institute program information and research, taichiforhealthinstitute.org/tai-chi-for-fall-prevention/
  3. National Council on Aging Tai Chi for Arthritis/Health Program Information, www.ncoa.org/resources/tai-chi-arthritis-program-information-guidance/